Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory Publications


  • Petchey, F. J. (2017). Radiocarbon dating in rock art research. In B. David, & I. J. McNiven (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190607357.013.13
  • David, B., Delannoy, J. J., Gunn, R., Chalmin, E., Castets, G., Petchey, F., . . . Pietrzak, U. (2017). Dating painted Panel E1 at Nawarla Gabarnmang, central-western Arnhem Land plateau. In B. David, P. S. C. Tacon, J. J. Delannoy, & J. M. Geneste (Eds.), The Archaeology of Rock Art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia (pp. 245-301). ANU Press. doi:10.22459/TA47.11.2017
  • Gunn, R., David, B., Whear, R., James, D., Petchey, F. J., Chalmin, E., . . . Delannoy, J. J. (2017). Postcards from the outside: European-contact rock art imagery and occupation on the southern Arnhem Land plateau, Jawoyn lands. In B. David, P. S. C. Tacon, J. J. Delannoy, & J. M. Geneste (Eds.), The Archaeology of Rock Art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia (pp. 165-195). ANU Press. doi:10.22459/TA47.11.2017
  • Littleton, J., Petchey, F., Walshe, K., & Pate, F. D. (2017). A preliminary redating of the Holocene Roonka burials, south-eastern Australia. Archaeology in Oceania, 10 pages. doi:10.1002/arco.5126
  • Holdaway, S. J., Fanning, P. C., Petchey, F., Allely, K., Shiner, J. I., & Bailey, G. (2017). Temporal variability in shell mound formation at Albatross Bay, northern Australia. PLOS ONE12(8), e0183863. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183863
  • Petchey, F. J., Lindeman, I., Dabell, K., O'Day, P., Liston, J., Rieth, T., & Clark, G. (2017). Radiocarbon dating in the Mariana Islands. In 3rd Marianas History Conference. Conference held at the Fiesta Resort and Spa, Saipan.
  • Petchey, F. J., Clark, G., O'Day, P., & Jennings, R. (2017). Radiocarbon dating in the Mariana Islands. In Society for American Archaeology 82nd Annual Meeting. Conference held in the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Veth, P., Ward, I., Manne, T., Ulm, S., Ditchfield, K., Dortch, J., . . . Kendrick, P. (2017). Early human occupation of a maritime desert, Barrow Island, North-West Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews168, 19-29. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.05.002
  • Fanning, P., Holdaway, S., Allely, K., Larsen, B., & Petchey, F. J. (2017). Anthropogenic relief features in tropical northern Australia: a physical and chemical analysis of the Weipa shell mounds. In European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017. Conference held in Vienna, Austria.
  • David, B., Delannoy, J. J., Gunn, R., Brady, L. M., Petchey, F. J., Mialanes, J., . . . Katherine, M. (2017). Determining the age of paintings at JSARN–113/23, Jawoyn Country, central-western Arnhem Land plateau. In B. David, P. S. C. Tacon, J. J. Delannoy, & J. M. Geneste (Eds.), The Archaeology of Rock Art in Western Arnhem Land, Australia (pp. 371-422). ANU Press. doi:10.22459/TA47.11.2017
  • Petchey, F. J. (2017). Looking into the past. In Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS). Conference held at the Heritage Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Hsieh M-L, Hogg A, Song S-R, Kang S-C, Chou C-Y. (2017). A mass-wasting dominated Quaternary mountain range, the Coastal range in eastern Taiwan. Quaternary Science Reviews, 177: 276-298.
  • Turney C, Jones R, Phipps S, Thomas Z, Hogg A, Kershaw P, Fogwill C, Palmer J, Bronk Ramsey C, Adolphi F, Muscheler R, Konrad A. Hughen K, Staff R, Grosvenor M, Golledge N, Rasmussen S, Hutchinson D, Haberle S, Lorrey A, Boswijk G, Cooper A. (2017). Rapid global ocean-atmosphere response to Southern Ocean freshening during the last glacial. Nature Communications, 8, 1-9.
  • Hogg A, Gumbley W, Boswijk G, Petchey F, Southon J, Anderson A, Roa T, Donaldson L. (2017). The first accurate and precise calendar dating of New Zealand Māori Pā, using Otāhau Pā as a case study. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 12: 124-133.


  • David, B., Richards, T., McNiven, I. J., Mialanes, J., Aplin, K., Petchey, F. J., . . . Barker, B. (2016). The Caution Bay Project field and laboratory methods. In T. Richards, B. David, K. Aplin, & I. J. McNiven (Eds.), Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea: Cultural, Linguistic and Environmental Setting (pp. 145-175). Oxford, England: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd.
  • Barber, I. G., Maxwell, J. J., & Petchey, F. (2016). A radiocarbon investigation of Moriori forest use on Rēkohu (Chatham Island), southwestern Polynesia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10, 96-109. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.08.040
  • Nagel, T., Rosendahl, D., Hua, Q., Moss, P., Sloss, C., Petchey, F., & Ulm, S. (2016). Extended residence times for foraminifera in a marine-influenced terrestrial archaeological deposit and implications for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports5, 25-34. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.11.008
  • Seelenfreund, A., Sepúlveda, M., Petchey, F., Peña-Ahumada, B., Payacán, C., Gutiérrez, S., . . . Seelenfreund, D. (2016). Characterization of an archaeological decorated bark cloth from Agakauitai Island, Gambier archipelago, French Polynesia. Journal of Archaeological Science76, 56-69. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2016.10.008
  • David, B., Jones-Amin, H., Richards, T., Mialanes, J., Asmussen, B., Petchey, F., . . . Ulm, S. (2016). Ruisasi 1 and the earliest evidence of mass-produced ceramics in Caution Bay (Port Moresby region), Papua New Guinea. Journal of Pacific Archaeology7(1), 20 pages.
  • Skoglund, P., Posth, C., Sirak, K., Spriggs, M., Valentin, F., Bedford, S., . . . Reich, D. (2016). Genomic insights into the peopling of the Southwest Pacific. Nature538(7626), 510-513. doi:10.1038/nature19844
  • Sand, C., Bolé, J., Baret, D., Ouetcho, A. -J., Petchey, F., Hogg, A., & Asaua, T. (2016). Geological subsidence and sinking islands: The case of Manono (Samoa). Archaeology in OceaniaOnline, 1-9. doi:10.1002/arco.5099
  • Petchey, F., Hogg, A., Gumbley, W., Boswijk, G., Southon, J., Anderson, A., & Donaldson, L. (2016). The first accurate and precise calendar dating of New Zealand Maori Pa, using Otaahu Paa as a case study. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australian Archaeological Association Conference. Conference held in Terrigal, NSW, Australia.
  • Hogg A, Southon J, Turney C, Palmer J, Bronk Ramsey C, Fenwick P, Boswijk G, Buntgen U, Friedrich M, Helle G, Hughen K, Jones R, Kromer B, Noronha A, Reinig F, Reynard L, Staff R, Wacker L. (2016). Decadally-resolved Lateglacial radiocarbon evidence from New Zealand kauri. Radiocarbon, 58,4: 709-33.
  • Hogg A, Southon J, Turney C, Palmer J, Bronk Ramsey C, Fenwick P, Boswijk G, Friedrich M, Helle G, Hughen K, Jones R, Kromer B, Noronha A, Reynard L, Staff R, Wacker L. (2016). Punctuated shutdown of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation during Greenland Stadial 1. Nature Scientific Reports 6, 25902; doi: 10.1038/srep25902.
  • Turney, C, Palmer J, Bronk Ramsey C, Adolphi F, Muscheler R, Hughen K, Staff R, Jones R, Thomas Z, Fogwill C, and Hogg A. (2016). High-precision dating and correlation of ice, marine and terrestrial sequences spanning Heinrich 3: Testing mechanisms of synchronous interhemispheric change using New Zealand ancient kauri (Agathis australis). Quaternary Science Reviews. 137:126-134.
  • Turney C, Palmer J, Hogg A, Fogwill C, Jones R, Bronk Ramsey C, Fenwick P, Grierson P, Wilmshurst J, O’Donnell A, Thomas Z, Lipson M (2016). Multi-decadal variations in Southern Hemisphere atmospheric 14C: Evidence against a Southern Ocean sink at the end of the Little Ice Age CO2 anomaly. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30,2: 211-218.


  • Anderson, A., White, M., & Petchey, F. (2015). Interior lives: the age and interpretation of perishable artefacts from Maori rockshelter sites in inland Otago, New Zealand. Journal of Pacific Archaeology6(2), 41-48. Retrieved from
  • Rosendahl, D., Ulm, S., Sloss, C., Steinberger, L., Petchey, F., Jacobsen, G., . . . Robins, R. (2015). Mid-Holocene Aboriginal occupation of offshore islands in northern Australia? A reassessment of Wurdukanhan, Mornington Island, southern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.064
  • Moss, P., Mackenzie, L., Ulm, S., Sloss, C., Rosendahl, D., Petherick, L., . . . Jacobsen, G. (2015). Environmental context for late Holocene human occupation of the South Wellesley Archipelago, Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia. Quaternary International385, 136-144. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.02.051
  • David, B., Szabo, K., Aplin, K., Perrette, C., Petchey, F., McNiven, I., . . . Barker, B. (2015). Recent results from Caution Bay, PNG, with a focus on the stratified Tanamu 1 site. In 8th International Lapita Conference. Conference held in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
  • Fanning, P., Holdaway, S., Shiner, J., Petchey, F., & Bailey, G. (2015). Geoarchaeology in action: deconstructing anthropogenic shell mounds from the Cape York region of Australia. In XIX INQUA 2015: Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization. Conference held in Nagoya, Japan. Retrieved from
  • Petchey, F. J., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Valentin, F., & Buckley, H. (2015). Radiocarbon dating the Teouma Lapita cemetery, Efate, Vanuatu. In 8th International Lapita Conference. Conference held in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
  • Seelenfreund, A., Petchey, F., Sepúlveda, M., Gutiérrez, S., Cárcamo, J., Seelenfreund, D., . . . Rojas, A. M. (2015). Analysis of a funerary tapa bundle from Mangareva, Gambier Island, French Polynesia. In PAA - Europe Annual Conference 2015. Conference held at Madrid, Spain.
  • David, B., Mialanes, J., Petchey, F., Aplin, K., Geneste, J. -M., Skelly, R., & Rowe, C. (2015). Archaeological investigations at Waredaru and the origins of the Keipte Kuyumen clan estate, upper Kikori River, Papua New Guinea. Paleo26, 33-57.
  • Petchey, F., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., & Valentin, F. (2015). The chronology of occupation at Teouma, Vanuatu: Use of a modified chronometric hygiene protocol and Bayesian modeling to evaluate midden remains. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports4, 95-105. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.08.024
  • Petchey, F. J., Clark, G., Winter, O., O'Day, P., & Litster, M. (2015). How old is the Bapot-1 Site in Saipan, Mariana Islands?. In AAA2015 Conference: On the Edge, The Archaeology of Adaptation and Transition. Conference held at Fremantle, Western Australia.
  • Carvalho, A. F., Alves-Cardoso, F., Gonçalves, D., Granja, R., Cardoso, J. L., Dean, R. M., . . . Regala, F. T. (2015). The Bom Santo Cave (Lisbon, Portugal): Catchment, diet, and patterns of mobility of a middle Neolithic population. European Journal of Archaeology, 150916125015002. doi:10.1179/1461957115Y.0000000014


  • Boswijk G, Fowler A, Palmer J, Fenwick P, Hogg A, Lorrey A, Wunder J. (2014). The late Holocene kauri chronology: assessing the potential of a 4500-yr record for palaeoclimate reconstruction. Quat. Science Reviews 90: 128-142.
  • Aplin, K., David, B., McNiven, I., Richards, T., Leavesley, M., & Petchey, F. New insights into the ecology and palaeoecology of pigs in New Guinea, and precision dating of their time of arrival from sites at Caution Bay. In AAA/ASHA 2014 Conference, Culture, Climate, Change: Archaeology in the Tropics. Queensland, Australia.
  • David, B., Barker, B., Delannoy, J. -J., Geneste, J. -M., Petchey, F., & Lamb, L. (2014). A Pleistocene charcoal drawing or painting from northern Australia. INORA69, 18-22. Retrieved from
  • Petchey, F. J., Sprigg, M., Bedford, S., Valentin, F., & Buckley, H. (2014). Radiocarbon dating the Teouma Lapita Cemetery, Efate, Vanuatu. In AAA/ASHA 2014 Conference, Culture, Climate, Change: Archaeology in the Tropics. Queensland, Australia.
  • Higham, C., Cameron, J., Chang, N., Castillo, C., O'Reilly, D., Petchey, F., & Shewan, L. (2014). The excavation of Non Ban Jak, Northeast Thailand - A report on the first three seasons. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology34, 1-41. Retrieved from
  • Petchey, F., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Valentin, F., & Buckley, H. (2014). Radiocarbon dating of burials from the Teouma Lapita cemetery, Efate, Vanuatu. Journal of Archaeological Science50, 227-242. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2014.07.002
  • David, B., Aplin, K., Petchey, F., Skelly, R., Mialanes, J., Jones-Amin, H., . . . Lamb, L. (2014). Kumukumu 1, a hilltop site in the Aird Hills: Implications for occupational trends and dynamics in the Kikori River delta, south coast of Papua New Guinea. Quaternary Internationalin press, 1-20. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2014.06.058
  • Skelly, Robert., David, B., Petchey, F. J., & Leavesley, M. (2014). Tracking ancient beach-lines inland: 2600-year-old dentate-stamped ceramics at Hopo, Vailala River region, Papua New Guinea. Antiquity88(340), 470-487. Retrieved from
  • Quiles, A., Valladas, H., Geneste, J., Clottes, J., Baffier, D., Berthier, B., . . . Zazzo, A. (2014). Second Radiocarbon Intercomparison Program for the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave, Ardèche, France. Radiocarbononline. doi:10.2458/56.16940
  • Petchey, F. J. (2014). Radiocarbon chronology and paleodiets. In A. F. Carvalho (Ed.), Bom Santo Cave (Lisbon) and the Middle Neolithic Societies of Southern Portugal (Vol. 17, pp. 143-150). Universidade do Algarve.
  • Palmer, J. G., Turney, C., Hogg, A., Hilliam, N., Watson, M., van Sebille, E., . . . Petchey, F. (2014). The discovery of New Zealand's oldest shipwreck – possible evidence of further Dutch exploration of the South Pacific. Journal of Archaeological Science42, 435-441. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2013.11.024
  • Petchey, F. J., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Valentin, F., & Buckley, H. (2014). Radiocarbon dating of burials from the Teouma Lapita cemetery, Efate, Vanuatu. In Radiocarbon and diet: aquatic food resources and reservoir effects (pp. 57). Kiel, Germany.


  • Skelly, R, B David, F Petchey, M Leavesley. Tracking ancient beach-lines inland: 2600 year old dentate-stamped ceramics 4.5km inland at Hopo, Vailala River region, south coast of Papua New Guinea. Antiquity.
  • Carvalho, AF, F Petchey. Stable isotope evidence of Neolithic Palaeodiets in the coastal regions of southern Portugal. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. 8(3), 361-383. doi: 10.1080/15564894.2013.811447
  • Petchey F, S Ulm, B David, IJ McNiven, B Asmussen, H Tomkins, N Dolby, K Aplin, T Richards, C Rowe, M Leavesley and H Mandui. High-resolution radiocarbon dating of marine materials in archaeological contexts: Radiocarbon marine reservoir variability between Anadara, Gafrarium, Batissa, Polymesoda and Echinoidea at Caution Bay, Southern Coastal Papua New Guinea. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 5(1):69-80.
  • David B, J-M Geneste, F Petchey, J-J Delannoy, B Barker, M Eccleston. How old are Australia's pictographs? A review of rock art dating. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40:3-10.
  • David, B, B Barker, F Petchey, J-J Delannoy, J-M Geneste, C Rowe, M Eccleston, L Lamb, R Whear. A 28,000 year old excavated painted rock from Nawarla Gabarnmang, northern Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40:2493-2501.
  • Clark, G, F Petchey, S Hawkins, C Reepmeyer, I Smith, WB Masse, Distribution and extirpation of pigs in Pacific Islands: a case study from Palau. Archaeology in Oceania. doi: 10.1002/arco.5012.
  • Vandergoes, MJ, AG Hogg, DJ Lowe, RM Newnham, GH Denton, J Southon, DJA Barrell, M Blaauw, CJN Wilson, MS McGlone,  A Allan, PC Almond , F Petchey, K Dabell, AC Dieffenbacher-Krall. A revised age for the Kawakawa/Oruanui tephra, a key marker for the Last Glacial Maximum in New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 74:195-201.
  • Nunn, PD, F Petchey. Bayesian re-evaluation of Lapita settlement in Fiji: radiocarbon analysis of the Lapita settlement at Bourewa and nearby sites on the Rove Peninsula, Viti Levu Island. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 4(2):21-34.
  • Hogg, A, Q Hua, P Blackwell, M Niu, C Buck, T Guilderson, T Heaton, J Palmer, P Reimer, R Reimer, C Turney, S Zimmerman. SHCal13 Southern Hemisphere Calibration, 0-50,000 years cal BP. Radiocarbon 55(4):1889–1903.
  • Reimer, P, E Bard, A Bayliss, JW Beck, PG Blackwel,C Bronk Ramsey, CE Buck, H Cheng, RL Edwards, M Friedrich, PM Grootes, TP Guilderson, H Haflidason, I Hajdas, C Hatté, TJ Heaton, DL Hoffmann, AG Hogg, KA Hughen, KF Kaiser, B Kromer, SW Manning, M Niu, RW Reimer, DA Richards, EM Scott, JR Southon, RA Staff, CSM Turney, J van der Plicht, 2013. Intcal13 and Marine13 radiocarbon age calibration curves 0-50,000 years cal BP. Radiocarbon, 55(4):1869–1887.
  • Hogg A, C Turney, J Palmer, J Southon, B Kromer, C Bronk Ramsey, G Boswijk, P Fenwick, A Noronha, R Staff, M Friedrich, L Reynard, D Guetter, L Wacker, R Jones. The New Zealand kauri (Agathis Australis) research project: A radiocarbon dating Intercomparison of Younger Dryas wood and implications for IntCa13l. Radiocarbon, 55(4): doi:10.2458/azu_js_rc.v55i2.16217.
  • Hogg A, C Turney, J Palmer, E Cook, B Buckley. Is there any evidence for regional 14C offsets in the Southern Hemisphere? Radiocarbon, 55(4): doi: 10.2458/azu_js_rc.v55i2.16104.
  • Lowe DJ, M Blaauw, AG Hogg, RM Newnham. Ages of 24 widespread tephras erupted since 30,000 years ago in New Zealand, with re-evaluation of the timing and palaeoclimatic implications of the Lateglacial cool episode recorded at Kaipo bog. Quaternary Science Reviews, 74:170-194.


  • Geneste  J-M, B David, H Plisson, C Clarkson, J-J Delannoy, F Petchey. The origins of ground-edge axes: New findings from Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land (Australia) and global implications for the evolution of fully modern humans. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 22(1):1-17.
  • Petchey F, S Ulm. Marine reservoir variation in the Bismarck region. An evaluation of spatial and temporal variation in ΔR and R over the last 3000 years. Radiocarbon 54(1):145-58.
  • Ambrose, A, F Petchey, P Swadling, H Beran, E Bonshek, K Szabo, S Bickler, G Summerhayes. Engraved Conus shell artifacts from southeastern New Guinea: their antiquity, motifs and distribution. Archaeology in Oceania, 47(3):113-132.
  • Petchey, F, S Ulm, B David, IJ. McNiven, B Asmussen, H Tomkins, T Richards, C Rowe, M Leavesley, H Mandui and J Stanisic. Radiocarbon Marine Reservoir Variability in Herbivores and Deposit-feeding Gastropods from an Open Coastline, Papua New Guinea. Radiocarbon, 54(3-4):1-11.
  • Carvalho, AF, D Gonçalves, R Granja, F Petchey. Algar do Bom Santo: a Middle Neolithic necropolis in Portuguese Estremadura. In: Gibaja, J.F.; Carvalho, A.F.; Chambon, P. eds. - Funerary practices from the Mesolithic to the Chalcolithic of the Northwest Mediterranean. Oxford: Archaeopress (British Archaeological Reports - International Series 2417):77-90.
  • Danisik M, P Shane, AK Schmitt, A Hogg, G Santos, S Storm, N Evans, LK Fifield, J Lindsay. Re-anchoring the late Pleistocene tephrochronology of north island (New Zealand) based on concordant radiocarbon ages and combined 238U/230Th disequilibrium and (U–Th)/He zircon ages. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 349-350:240-250.
  • Hogg A, D Lowe, J Palmer, G Boswijk, C Ramsey. Definitive high-precision calendar date for the Taupo eruption derived by 14C wiggle-match dating using a New Zealand kauri-derived 14C calibration curve. The Holocene, 22(4):439-449.


  • David B, J-M Geneste, RL Whear, J-J Delannoy, M Katherine, RG Gunn, C Clarkson, H Plisson, P Lee, F Petchey, C Rowe, B Barker, L Lamb, W Miller, S Hoerlé, D James, É Boche, K Aplin, IJ McNiven, T Richards, A Fairbairn, J Matthews. Nawarla Gabarnmang, a 45,000 year old site in Jawoyn country, Southwest Arnhem Land plateau. Australian Archaeology, 73:73-77.
  • Petchey F, M Spriggs, F Leach, M Seed, C Sand, M Pietrusewsky, K Anderson. Testing the human factor: Radiocarbon dating the first peoples of the South Pacific. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38:29-44.
  • Valentin, F, E Herrscher, F Petchey, DJ Addison. An analysis of the last 1000 years human diet on Tutuila (American Samoa) using carbon and nitrogen stable isotope data. American Antiquity, 76(3):473-486.
  • Petchey F, G Clark. Tongatapu Hardwater: Investigation into the 14C marine reservoir offset in lagoon, reef and open ocean environments of a limestone island. Quaternary Geochronology, 6:539-549.
  • Hogg A, J Palmer, G Boswijk, C Turney. High-precision radiocarbon measurements of tree-ring dated wood from New Zealand: 195 BC – AD 995. Radiocarbon, 53(3):529-542.
  • Rodgers K, S Fletcher, D Bianchi, C Beaulieu, E Galbraith, A Gnanadesikan, A Hogg, D Ludicone, B Lintner, T Naegler, P Reimer, J Sarmiento, R Slater. Interhemispheriic gradient of atmospheric radiocarbon reveals natural variability of Southern Ocean winds. Climate of the Past (7):1123-1138. doi:10.5194/cp-7-1123-2011.
  • Holt, KA, DJ Lowe, AG Hogg, RC Wallace. Distal occurrence of mid-Holocene Whakatane Tephra on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand, and potential for cryptotephra studies. Quaternary International, 246:344-351.


  • Clark G, F. Petchey, O. Winter, M. Carson, P. O'Day. New radiocarbon dates from the Bapot-1 site in Saipan and Neolithic dispersal by stratified diffusion. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 1(1):21-35.
  • Anderson A., C. Sand, F. Petchey, T.H. Worthy. Faunal extinction and human habitation in New Caledonia: Initial results of new research at the Pindai Caves. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 1(1):89-109.
  • Ulm S., N. Evans, D. Rosendahl, P. Memmott, F. Petchey. Radiocarbon and linguistic dates for occupation of the South Wellesley Islands, Northern Australia. Archaeology in Oceania 45:39-43.
  • Law W.B., D.N. Cropper, F. Petchey. Djadjiling rockshelter: 35,000 years of Aboriginal occupation in the Pibara, Western Australia. Australian Archaeology, 70:68-71.


  • Petchey, F. Dating marine shell in Oceania: Issues and prospects. In: Fairbairn A., S. O'Connor and B. Marwick (eds), New Directions in Archaeological Science. Terra Australis, 28:157-172
  • Gillespie, R., D. Fink, F. Petchey G. Jacobsen, 2009. Are the Mungo shells lying about their age ? Part I: reservoir effect. Archaeology in Oceania, 44:107-111.
  • Addison, D., B. Bass, C. Christensen, J. Kalolo, S. Lundbald, P. Mills, F. Petchey, A. Thompson, 2009. Archaeology of Atafu, Tokelau: some initial results from 2008. Rapa Nui Journal, 23(1):5-9.
  • Petchey, F, MS Allen, D Addison, A Anderson, 2009. Stability in the South Pacific surface marine 14C reservoir over the last 750 years. Evidence from American Samoa, the southern Cook Islands and the Marquesas. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36:2234-2243.
  • S Ulm, F. Petchey, A. Ross. Marine reservoir corrections for Morton Bay. Archaeology in Oceania, 43:160-168.


  • Petchey F., A. Anderson, A. Hogg, A. Zondervan, 2008. The marine reservoir effect in the Southern Ocean: an evaluation of extant and new ∆R values and their application to archaeological chronologies. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 38(4): 243-262.
  • Petchey F., A. Anderson, A. Zondervan, S. Ulm, A. Hogg. New Marine ∆R values for the South Pacific Subtropical Gyre Region. Radiocarbon 50(3):373-397.
  • Furey, L, F. Petchey, B. Sewell, and R. Green. 2008. New observations on the stratigraphy and radiocarbon dates at the Cross Creek site, Opito,Coromandel Peninsula, Archaeology in New Zealand, 51(1):46-64.
  • Petchey, F. and D. Addison, 2008. Radiocarbon dating marine shell in Samoa - A review. Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Fiji/West-Polynesia Region. Otago Anthropology Monograph Series. Eds D.J. Addison, T.S. Asaua, C. Sand. Dunedin: Otago University. Volume available here.
  • D'Costa D.M., J. Palmer, A.Hogg, C. Turney, and J. Ogden, 2008. Stratigraphy, pollen and 14C dating of Johnston's Gum Hole, a late Quaternary fossil kauri (Agathis australis) site, Northland, New Zealand. Journal of Quaternary Science ( DOI:10/1002/jqs.1179.
  • Carvalho, A.F., R.M. Dean, N.F. Bicho, I.Figueiral, F. Petchey, S.J.M. Davis, D. Lubell, M. Jackes, A. Morales, E. Roselló, R. Beukens. 2008. O lNeolítico antigo de Vale Boi (Algarve, Portugal): primeiros resultados. In: M.S.P. Hernández, J.A.S. Díaz, J.A.L. Padilla (eds.), IV Congreso del Neolítico en la Península Ibérica. Alicante, 27-30 November 2006: Museo de Arqueología de Alicante, Vol .


  • Jones, M., F. Petchey, R. Green, P. Sheppard, M. Phelan. 2007. The Marine ∆R for Nenumbo: A case study in calculating reservoir offsets from paired sample data. Radiocarbon, 49(1):95-102.
  • Turney, C.S.M., L.K. Fifield, J.G. Palmer, A.G. Hogg, M.G.L. Baillie, R. Galbraith, J. Ogden, A. Lorrey, and S.G. Tims, 2007. Towards a radiocarbon calibration for Oxgen Isotope Stage 3 using New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis). Radiocarbon, 49(2):447-457.
  • Hogg, A.G., L.K. Fifield, J.G. Palmer, C.S.M. Turney and R. Galbraith, 2007. Robust radiocarbon dating of wood samples by high-sensitivity liquid scintillation spectroscopy in the 50-70kyr age range. Radiocarbon, 49(2):379-391.


  • Hofstee, E., M. Balks, F.Petchey and D. Campbell. Soils of Seabee Hook, Cape Hallett, northern Victoria Land, Antarctica, Antarctic Science, 18(4):14.
  • Palmer, J. A. Lorrey A. C.S.M. Turney, A.Hogg and J. Ogden, 2006. Extension of New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) tree-ring chronologies into Oxygen Isotope Stage (OIS)-3. Journal of Quaternary Science, 21:779-787.
  • Hogg, A.G., L.K. Fifield, C.S.M. Turney, J.G. Palmer, R. Galbraith and M.G.K. Baillie, 2006. Dating ancient wood by high sensitivity liquid scintillation counting and accelerator mass spectrometry - Pushing the boundaries. Quaternary Geochronology, 1:241-248.
  • Van der Plicht, J, and A.G. Hogg, 2006. A note of reporting radiocarbon. Quaternary Geochronology, 1(4):237--240.


  • Petchey, F. & Green R, 2005. Use of three isotopes to calibrate human bone radiocarbon determinations from Kainapirina (SAC), Watom Island, Papua New Guinea.  Radiocarbon, 47(2):181-192
  • Petchey F., Green R., Jones M. and Phelan M. 2005.A Local Marine Reservoir Correction Value (∆R) for Watom Island, Papua New Guinea. New Zealand Journal of Archaeology, (26):29-40.
  • Vanedergoes, M., R.M. Newnham, F. Preusser, C.H. Hendy, T. Lowell, S. Fitzsimons, A.G. Hogg, H.U. Kasper, C. Schluchter, 2005. Regional insolation forcing of late Quaternary climate change in the Southern Hemisphere. Nature, 436:242-245. 


  • Higham, T.F.G., Bronk Ramsey, C., Petchey, F.J., Tompkins, C. and Taylor, M. 2004. New AMS radiocarbon determinations from Kokohuia, New Zealand. 14C and Archaeology, Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium, Oxford 2002 (eds. T. Higham, C. Bronk Ramsey, C. Owen). Oxford University School of Archaeology Monograph 62, Oxbow Books, Pp:135-51.
  • Alloway, B., Pribadi, A., Westgate, J., Bird, M., Hogg, A.G., and Smith, I. 2004. Correspondence between glass-FT and AMS 14C ages of silicic pyroclastic density current (PDC) deposits sourced from Maninjau caldera, west-central Sumatra.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, V227, 121-133.
  • Petchey, F., Phelan, M., White, P. 2004. New ∆R  values for the southwest Pacific Ocean. Radiocarbon, 46(2):1005-1014.
  • Hogg, A. 2004. Towards achieving low background levels in routine dating by liquid scintillation spectrometry.  Radiocarbon, 46(1):123-132.
  • Reimer, P.J., Baillie, M.G.L., Bard, E., Bayliss, A., Beck, J.W., Bertrand, C.J.H., Blackwell, P.G., Buck, C.E., Burr, G.S., Cutler, K.B., Damon, P.E., Edwards, R.L., Fairbanks, R.G., Friedrich, M., Guilderson, T.P., Hogg, A.G., Hughen, K.A., Kromer, B., McCormac, G., Manning, S., Bronk Ramsey, C., Reimer, R.W., Remmele, S., Southon, J.R., Stuiver, M., Talamo, S., Taylor, F.W., van der Plicht, J., Weyhenmeyer, C.E., 2004. IntCal04 Terrestrial Radiocarbon Age Calibration, 0 - 26 ka cal BP.  Radiocarbon, 46(3):1029-1058.
  • Hughen, K.A., Baillie, M.G.L., Bard, E., Bayliss, A., Beck, J.W., Bertrand, C.J.H., Blackwell, P.G., Buck, C.E., Burr, G.S., Cutler, K.B., Damon, P.E., Edwards, R.L., Fairbanks, R.G., Friedrich, M., Guilderson, T.P., Hogg, A.G., Kromer, B., McCormac, G., Manning, S., Bronk Ramsey, C., Reimer, P.J., Reimer, R.W., Remmele, S., Southon, J.R., Stuiver, M., Talamo, S., Taylor, F.W., van der Plicht, J., Weyhenmeyer, C.E., 2004. Marine04 Marine Radiocarbon Age Calibration, 0 - 26 ka cal BP, Radiocarbon 46(3):1059-1086.
  • McCormac, F.G, Hogg, A.G., Blackwell, P.G., Buck, C.E., Higham, T.F.G., Reimer, P.J. SHCal04 Southern Hemisphere calibration, 0 – 26 ka cal BP. Radiocarbon 46 (3):1087–1092.


  • Hogg, A.G., Higham, T.F.G, Lowe, D.J. Palmer, J.G., Reimer, P.J, and Newnham, R.M. 2003. A wiggle-match date for Polynesian settlement of New Zealand. Antiquity, 77(295):116-125.


  • Cook, E.R., Palmer, J.G., Cook, B.I., Hogg, A.G., D'Arrigo, R.D. 2002. A multi-millennial palaeoclimatic resource from Lagarostrobos colensoi tree-rings at Oroko Swamp, New Zealand. Global and Planetary Change, 33:209-220.
  • Hogg, A. G., McCormac, F. G., Higham, T. F. G., Reimer, P. J., Baille, M. G. L., and Palmer, J. G., 2002, High-precision radiocarbon measurements of contemporaneous tree-ring dated wood from the British Isles and New Zealand: AD 1850-950, Radiocarbon, 44 (3) 633-640.
  • McCormac, F. G., Reimer, P. J., Hogg, A. G., Higham, T. F. G., Baille, M. G. L., Palmer, J. and Stuiver, M., 2002, Calibration of the radiocarbon time scale for the southern hemisphere: AD 1850-950, Radiocarbon, 44 (3) 641-651.


  • Petchey, F., 2001. Radiocarbon Determinations from the Mulifanua Lapita site, Upolu, Western Samoa. Radiocarbon, 43(1):63-68.
  • Higham, T.F.G and Petchey, F.J. 2001. Response to Holdaway and Worthy. Forum: Publication of supplementary data for 14C AMS ages. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 31(2): 453-456.
  • Petchey, F. 2001. Notes and News: Appointment at Oxford University for Tom Higham. Archaeology in New Zealand 44(2):88-89


  • Anderson, Conte, E. Clark, G. Sinoto, Y. and Petchey F. 2000. Renewed Excavations at Motu Paeao, Maupiti Island, French Polynesia: Preliminary Results.New Zealand Journal of Archaeology, 21 (1999):47-66.
  • Higham, T.F.G and Petchey, F.J. 2000. On the reliability of rat bone for dating in New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 30(4): 399-409.
  • Lowe, D.J, Newnham. R.M, McFadgen, B.G and Higham, T.F.G. 2000. Tephras and Archaeology in New Zealand. Journal of Archaeological Science 27:859-870.
  • Petchey, F.J and Higham, T.F.G. 2000. Bone diagenesis and radiocarbon dating of fish bone at the Shag River Mouth site, New Zealand. Journal of Archaeological Science 27, 135-150.
  • Higham, T.F.G and Horn, P.L. 2000. Seasonal dating using fish otoliths: Results from the Shag River Mouth site, New Zealand. Journal of Archaeological Science 27: 439-448.
  • Petchey, F. 2000. Radiocarbon Dating Fish Bone from the Houhora Archaeological Site, New Zealand. Archaeology in Oceania, 35:104-15.
  • Higham, T.F.G. 2000. Maori Settlement of New Zealand. In, The Atlas of World Archaeology. (Ed) P. Bahn. Time-Life Books, Andromeda Oxford Limited, London. Pp-194-5.
  • Higham, T.F.G. and Petchey, F.J. 2000. Radiocarbon dating in archaeology: methods and applications. In, Radiation in Art and Archaeometry. (eds) D. C Creagh and D.A Bradley. Elsevier Science B.V. Pp 255-84.
  • McFadgen, B.G., Higham, T.F.G. and Sparks, R.J. 2000. New Zealand Radiocarbon database for Archaeology. Archaeology in New Zealand 43(4): 297-300.

Pre 2000:

  • Higham, T.F.G, Anderson, A.J and Jacomb, C. 1999. Dating the first New Zealanders: the chronology of Wairau Bar. Antiquity 73:420-27.
  • Petchey, F.J. 1999. New Zealand Bone dating revisited: A radiocarbon discard protocol for bone. New Zealand Journal of Archaeology 19 (1997), 81-124.
  • Phelan, M. 1999. A DR Correction Value for Samoa from Known-Age Marine Shells. Radiocarbon 41(1): 99-101.
  • Higham, T.F.G. 1999. Radiocarbon dating New Zealand archaeology: Abstracts from dissertations at the Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory, University of Waikato, 1993-1999. Archaeology in New Zealand 42(2):151-159.
  • Higham, T.F.G., McGovern-Wilson, R.J and Hogg, A.G. 1998. Chemical pretreatment and radiocarbon dating of samples from the prehistoric site of Killermont #2, Mackenzie Basin, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Archaeology 18: 75-90.
  • McCormac F.G, Hogg A.G, Higham, T.F.G, Lynch-Steiglitz, J., Broecker, W.S, Baillie, M.G.L, Palmer, J.G, L. Xiong, Pilcher, J.R, Brown, D and Hoper, S.T. 1998. Temporal variation in the interhemispheric 14C offset. Geophysical Research Letters 25(9):1321-4.
  • Lowe, D.J and Higham, T.F.G. 1998. Hit-or-Myth? Linking a 1259 AD acid spike with an Okataina eruption. Antiquity 72: 427-31.
  • Lowe, D.J., McFadgen, B.G., Higham, T.F.G., Hogg, A.G., Froggatt, P.C. and Nairn, I. A. 1998. Radiocarbon age of the Kaharoa tephra, a key marker for late Holocene stratigraphy and archaeology in New Zealand. The Holocene 8: 499-507.
  • Hogg, A.G., Higham, T.F.G and Dahm, J. 1998. Radiocarbon dating of modern marine and estuarine shellish. Radiocarbon 40: 975-84.
  • Higham, T.F.G and Lowe, D.J. 1998. Significance of an early date for a tree stump in Northland. Archaeology in New Zealand 212-219.
  • Hoper, S.T., McCormac, F.G., Hogg, A.G., Higham, T.F.G and Head, M.J. 1998. Evaluation of wood pre-treatments on Oak and Cedar. Radiocarbon40: 45-50.
  • Higham, T.F.G. and Hogg A.G. 1998. The Radiocarbon Chronology. In, The Excavation of Nong Nor. A Prehistoric Site in Central Thailand (C.F.W. Higham and R. Thosarat Eds.). Anthropology Department, University of Otago and Oxbow Books, Oxford. 1998. Pp 23-6.
  • Schmidt, M.D and Higham, T.F.G. 1998. Origins of New Zealand’s Archaic East Polynesian culture revisited: The chronology of the Tairua archaeological site. Journal of the Polynesian Society 107(4): 395-403.
  • McCormac F.G, Hogg A.G, Higham, T.F.G, Baillie, M.G.L, Palmer, J.G, L. Xiong, Pilcher, J.R, Brown, D and Hoper, S.T. 1998. Variations of Radiocarbon in Tree-Rings: Southern Hemisphere Offset Preliminary Results. Radiocarbon 40: 1153-1159.
  • Taylor, J.E and Higham, T.F.G. 1998. Problems of Qumran's Chronology and the Radiocarbon Dating of Palm Log Samples in Locus 86. The Qumran Chronicle 8, no. 1/2; 83-94.
  • Higham, T.F.G and Hogg, A.G. 1997. Evidence for late Polynesian colonisation of New Zealand: University of Waikato Radiocarbon Measurements. Radiocarbon 39(2): 149-192.
  • Higham, T.F.G. 1997. Radiocarbon update: Internet Resources. Society for Archaeological Sciences Bulletin January-June 12-13.
  • Higham, C.F.W., Higham, T.F.G., Hogg, A.G and Thosorat, R. 1997. The excavation of Nong Nor, Central Thailand, 1991-93. In, R. Ciarla and F. Rispoli (eds) South-east Asian archaeology 1992. Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Rome, October 1992. Pp 175-189.
  • Newnham, R.M., Lowe, D.J., McGlone, M.S, Wilmshurst, J.M and Higham, T.F.G. 1997. The Kaharoa Tephra as a critical datum for earliest human impact in northern New Zealand. Journal of Archaeological Science, 25(6): 533-44.
  • Carroll, L.D., Gamble, J.A., Houghton, B.F., Thordarson, T and Higham, T.F.G. 1997. A radiocarbon age determination for Mount Edgecumbe (Patauaki) volcano, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 40:559-62.
  • Higham, T.F.G. and Johnson, L. 1996. The prehistoric chronology of Raoul Island, the Kermadec Group. Archaeology in Oceania 31: 207-213.
  • Higham, T.F.G. 1996. "Shellfish and Seasonality". In: Shag River Mouth: The archaeology of an early southern Maori village. (eds) Anderson, A.J., Allingham, B.J & Smith, I.W.G. Australian National University Research Papers in Archaeology and Natural History 27. ANH Publications, RSPAS, Canberra. Pp 245-254.
  • Anderson, A.J., Smith, I.W.G and Higham, T.F.G. 1996."Radiocarbon Chronology". In: Shag River Mouth: The archaeology of an early southern Maori village. (eds) Anderson, A.J., Allingham, B.J & Smith, I.W.G. Australian National University Research Papers in Archaeology and Natural History 27. ANH Publications, RSPAS, Canberra. Pp 60-70.
  • Hogg, A.G. and Higham, T.F.G. 1996. Elucidating climatic variation, 950-1950 AD. Wallac Worldwide (Spring 1996): 9-11.
  • Higham, T.F.G. and Hogg, A.G. 1995. Radiocarbon dating of prehistoric shell from New Zealand and calculation of the DR value using fish otoliths. Radiocarbon 37(2):409-416.
  • Lowe, D.J.; Hogg, A.G. 1995. Age of the Rotoehu Ash. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 38: 399-402.
  • Hogg, A., Higham, T., Beukens, R., Kankainen, T., McCormac, G., van der Plicht, J., Stuiver, M and Robertson, S. 1995. Radiocarbon age assessment of a new IAEA Quality Assurance material. Radiocarbon 37(2): 797-803.
  • Higham, T.F.G. 1995. Radiocarbon dating New Zealand prehistory with moa eggshell: Some preliminary results". Quaternary Geochronology (Quaternary Science Reviews), Vol. 13: 163-169.
  • Hogg, A.G. 1993. Performance and design of 0.3 ML to 10 ML synthetic silica liquid scintillation vials for low-level 14C determination. International Conference on Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry 1992. J.E Noakes, F. Schonhofer and H. A Polach (eds). Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Hogg, A.G. 1992. Assessment of 0.3 ML minivials for radiocarbon dating by Liquid Scintillation counting of benzene. Radiocarbon 34(3):389-393.
  • Hogg, A.G. and Noakes, J. 1992. Evaluation of high-purity synthetic silica vials in active and passive vial holders for Liquid Scintillation counting of benzene. Radiocarbon 34(3):394-401.
  • Ogden, J., Wilson, A., Hendy, C., Hogg, A., and Newnham, R. 1992. The late Quaternary history of kauri (Agathis australis) in New Zealand, and its climatic significance. Journal of Biogeography. 19 : 611-622.
  • Lowe, D.J. and Hogg, A.G., 1992. Application of new technology liquid scintillation spectrometry to radiocarbon dating of tephra deposits, New Zealand. Quaternary International 13/14:135-142.
  • Lowe, D.J. and Hogg, A.G., 1992. Provisional chronology of a late Quaternary core from Lake Waikare, North Island, New Zealand. International Project on Paleolimnology and Late Cenozoic Climate 6:160-168
  • Hogg, A.G., Polach, H., Robertson, S., and Noakes, J. 1989. Application of high purity synthetic quartz vials to liquid scintillation low-level 14C counting of benzene. In:Liquid scintillation counting and organic scintillators. (eds) Ross, H., Noakes, J.E., and Spaulding, J.D. Lewis Publishers. Pp123-131.
  • Polach, H, Calf, G., Harkness, D., Hogg, A.G., Kaihola, L., and Robertson, S. 1988. Performance of new technology liquid scintillation counters for 14C dating. Nuclear Geophysics, 2:75-79.
  • Clayton-Green, J.M., Hendy, C.H. and Hogg, A.G., 1988. The chronology of a Wisconsin aged proglacial lake in the Miers Valley, Antarctica. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 31:19-26.
  • Hogg, A.G., Lowe, D.J. and Hendy, C. 1987. Waikato date list 1. Radiocarbon 29(2):263-301.
  • Lowe, D.H, and Hogg, A.G.. 1986. Tephrostratigraphy and chronology of the Kaipo Lagoon, an 11,500 year-old montane peat bog in Urewera National Park, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 16:25-41.
  • Hogg, A.G., and McCraw, J.D. 1983. Late Quaternary tephras of Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand: a mixed peralkine and calcalkine tephra sequence. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 26.
  • Lowe, D.H, Hogg, A.G., Green J.D., and Boubee, J.A.T. 1980. Stratigraphy and chronology of late Quaternary tephras in lake Maratoto, Hamilton, New Zealand. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 23:481-485.